Every Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR… Look for five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2020” calendar…
This Week’s Questions:
- Smaragdine is a specific shade of what color?
- What Native American tribe did Sacagawea, the woman who accompanied Lewis and Clark on their expedition, belong to?
- In visual art, what does grisaille refer to?
- What was the first song that rock icon Bruce Springsteen learned on the guitar as a child?
- Where in the world can you find a water tower that looks like a giant can of fruit?
This Week’s Answers:
- Green. Smaragdine is an emerald green.
- The Shoshone. Specifically, Sacagawea belong to the Shoshone’s Lemhi band. She grew up in a region that is now part of Idaho.
- A method of painting in which the artist uses only shades of gray. The style was developed to imitate sculpture.
- A version of “Twist and Shout” by the Beatles. Springsteen often plays the song live.
- Sunnyvale, California. The water tower is all that remains of the Libby, McNeill & Libby fruit cannery, which was once the world’s largest cannery.
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